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House Armed Services Panel Proposes $696B Defense Budget for Fiscal 2018

The House Armed Services Committee has introduced a bill that would allocate $621.5 billion in defense base budget and $75 billion in overseas contingency operations funds for fiscal year 2018, The Hill reported Monday. HASC’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act for 2018 reflects a $28.5 billion increase from President …

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Rep. Mac Thornberry: HASC’s FY 2018 NDAA Contains Acquisition Reform, Missile Defense Provisions

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, has said his panel’s $640 billion defense spending bill for fiscal 2018 includes proposed changes to the Defense Department’s acquisition system, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Thornberry told reporters Thursday that the draft fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act contains changes …

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David Norquist: DoD to Undergo Full-Scale Audit in 2018

David Norquist, Defense Department undersecretary and comptroller, has said DoD’s components and financial statements are scheduled to undergo full audits in 2018, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Norquist told lawmakers during a House Armed Services Committee hearing that DoD collaborated with independent public accounting companies to facilitate the full-scope audit. “Most …

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8 New Republican Members Join House Armed Services Committee

Eight new Republican lawmakers have joined the House Armed Services Committee for the new session of Congress. Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), chairman of the House panel, said in a statement released Tuesday the new HASC members will work to help reform and rebuild the U.S. military. The new members of …

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